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LIVESTREAM 2020 Jenny Birt Award

13 - 20 July 2020
9:00am - 5:00pm
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photo of colour drawings on a wall

Interested in seeing how emerging artists are exploring new possibilities in contemporary painting? Follow the 2020 Jenny Birt Award online exhibition and award announcement.

The Jenny Birt Award was initiated in 1995 by the ‘U Committee’ and is the longest running and most prestigious award for Painting within the UNSW Art & Design academic calendar. Candidates are nominated by academic staff and then selected for inclusion in the exhibition and consideration for the $3,000 Jenny Birt Award.

This year’s exhibition will take place online. Finalist’s work will be displayed on the UNSW Art & Design Facebook and Instagram channels including the announcement of the 2020 recipient.

Online exhibition: Monday 13 – Monday 20 July 2020
Award announcement: Monday 20 July 2020

The 2020 finalists:
Fiona Macpherson, Josephine Pereira, Hye Ryung Kim, Conor Parsons, Calina MacGinley Jamieson, Nicholas Lelli, Dana Hubraq, Lisa Ellen Hughes, Roxana Knittel, Alexandra Connelley, Sophie Lane, Monica Trieu, Xin Chi Kok, Dilara Niriella, Monika Cvitanovic Zaper, Jessie Nok Wai Hui, Georgina Arnott, Nyah Willis, Henrietta Richardson, Jana Ortanez.  

View the exhibition gallery online